Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891


Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for June, 2009

The following lettres were posted during this month:

I’m Married!

Posted upon the 23rd of June, 2009

Yowza! I’m married! Ms Merah made an honest man of me, as they say, on Saturday the 20th. I’m still giddy, giggly and, er, girdy, but I’ll try my best to present a coherent narrative, and to give credit where credit is most certainly due. You’ll recall that Ms Merah and I were engaged back […]

Cover Your Nakedness!

Posted upon the 13th of June, 2009

I couldn’t have named it better myself: Printfection, the distributors of my fine Unfrilled FrillyShirt Tea Shirts, are offering a Cover Your Nakedness sale from the 14th until the 21st! So, if you, or someone you know, is naked, now’s the time to drape them in FrillyShirt gear until they can’t describe cucumbers. You just […]

We Need to Talk about Zombies

Posted upon the 13th of June, 2009

Zombies, you see. Zombies and pirates. Now, I love zombies and pirates as much as anyone – anyone could tell you that. At this point, though, I think zombies and pirates have contributed as much to our culture as they possibly can – at least, without a long period of contemplation and re-imagination. Therefore, I’m […]

It is finished

Posted upon the 1st of June, 2009

Today, my minor thesis was printed (in duplicate,) bound (in duplicate,) and submitted (in triplicate. Digital copy.) I’m not out of the woods yet, but I can see the village lights through the trees. This thesis having taken me away from FrillyShirt for so long, I thought it only fair to share what might or […]